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Posts Tagged ‘Jewish community’

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Keeping the Tent Open

Detroit Jews need to balance security concerns with an open and welcoming culture. Jackie Headapohl Managing Editor Jewish America may have changed on Saturday, Oct. 27, when 11 worshippers were gunned down at a Pittsburgh synagogue, but the perspective of the Security Department of the Jewish Federation of Metropolitan Detroit is the same as it…

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Why Aren’t More Jews Coming Here?

The Contours of Our Jewish Community: Snapshots From the 2018 Population Study Editor’s Note: Each week, the Jewish News will offer insights into the findings of the 2018 Detroit Jewish Population Study with the intent of stimulating discussion about its potential meaning and impact. Growing job market. Relatively low cost of living. Inexpensive opportunities for…

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8 Tips to Take Care of Yourself After a Tragedy

These eight self-care tips will help you through a tragedy As all of you probably know, 11 members of Pittsburgh’s Squirrel Hill Jewish community were senselessly killed by a white supremacist this past Saturday, October 27. A few days before, yet another white supremacist fatally shot two black Americans at a Kentucky grocery store. With…

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Attorney On The Frontline

Meet Ruby Robinson, trusted counselor and advocate for immigrant rights. Vivian Henoch Special to the Jewish News Given the focus and controversies over immigration, it’s got to be the best of times — or the worst of times — to be an attorney in the practice of immigration law. For some clarity, we turn to…

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The collectible, easy-to-build TAIT Turbo Flyer is made of balsa — thicker wood and better aerodynamics than the ones we had as kids.

Taking Flight

Audrey Elkus returns to Detroit to help TAIT Design Co. soar. Chris Harrison Special to the Jewish News Above: The collectible, easy-to-build TAIT Turbo Flyer is made of balsa — thicker wood and better aerodynamics than the ones we had as kids. As I browsed TAIT Design Co.’s online store, I found myself amazed at their…

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The Children Are Our Future

The Contours of Our Jewish Community: Snapshots From the 2018 Population Study Editor’s Note: Each week, the Jewish News will offer insights into the findings of the 2018 Detroit Jewish Population Study with the intent of stimulating discussion about its potential meaning and impact. The Detroit Jewish community is nationally recognized for its programs and…

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The Holocaust Unfolds

A new exhibit at the HMC highlights the important role played by the Detroit Jewish News in delivering war news to Detroiters. At the Newseum in Washington, D.C., where newspaper history and highlights open up to the public, a place is held by the Detroit Jewish News. An issue from the 1940s, accessible in an…

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Herb Gray in the Feb. 6, 1970 issue of the Detroit Jewish News

Looking Back At Herb Gray

From the DJN Foundation Davidson Digital Archive of Jewish Detroit History Ever hear of Herb Gray? Do those of you with Canadian roots in Windsor, Ontario, know about Mr. Gray? I ran across a very interesting story about Herb Gray in the Feb. 6, 1970, issue of the JN. That’s where I learned he was…

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Telegram from Henry Morgenthau on Aug. 31, 1914

Henry Morgenthau Pleads for Aid to Jews in Palestine

October 6, 1914 Responding to a plea from Henry Morgenthau the United States Ambassador to Turkey, American Jewish leaders led by Louis Marshall and Jacob Schiff quickly raise $50,000 in aid for the Jewish community in the Land of Israel. The money would arrive in Jaffa on October 6 in the form of gold and…

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Publisher’s Notebook: New Format & Size For Your JN

Arthur Horwitz The edition of the Detroit Jewish News currently in your hands may feel a bit different. It is. It has been re-formatted in a way to consume less newsprint while continuing to provide you with the useful, credible information you expect from us. A trade-and-tariff war initiated by our country’s president early in…

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